[Federal Register Volume 59, Number 11 (Tuesday, January 18, 1994)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 94-904]

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[Federal Register: January 18, 1994]


[CFDA No.: 84.066]


Educational Opportunity Centers; Notice Inviting Applications for 
New Awards for FY 1994

    Purpose of Program: To provide grants to permit applicants to 
conduct projects designed to: (1) Provide information regarding 
financial and academic assistance available for individuals who desire 
to pursue a program of postsecondary education, and (2) assist 
individuals to apply for admission to institutions that offer programs 
of postsecondary education. This program supports the National 
Education Goals. Specifically, the program funds projects designed to 
increase education opportunities for adults (Goals 5).
    Eligible Applicants: Institutions of higher education, public and 
private agencies and organizations, combinations of institutions, 
agencies and organizations, and, in exceptional cases, secondary 
schools, such as if no other applicants are capable of providing an 
Educational Opportunity Centers project in the proposed target area.
    Deadline for transmittal of applications: March 14, 1994.
    Deadline for intergovernmental review: May 13, 1994.
    Applications available: January 28, 1994.
    Available funds: $22.5 million.
    Estimated range of awards: $180,000-$750,000.
    Estimated average size of awards: $346,000.
    Estimated number of awards: 65.

    Note: The Department is not bound by any estimates in this 

    Project period: Up to 60 months.
    Budget period: 12 months.
    Applicable regulations: (a) The Education Department General 
Administrative Regulations (EDGAR) in 34 CFR parts 74, 75, 77, 79, 82, 
85, and 86; and (b) The regulations for this program in 34 CFR part 
644, as published in this same issue of the Federal Register.
    For applications or information contact: Margaret Wingfield, U.S. 
Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., room 5065, 
Washington, DC 20202-5249. Telephone: (202) 708-4804. Individuals who 
use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal 
Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339 between 8 a.m. and 8 
p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday.
    Information about the Department's funding opportunities, including 
copies of application notices for discretionary grant competitions, can 
be viewed on the Department's electronic bulletin board (ED Board), 
telephone (202) 260-9950; or on the Internet Gopher Server at 
GOPHER.ED.GOV (under Announcements, Bulletins, and Press Releases). 
However, the official application notice for a discretionary grant 
competition is the notice published in the Federal Register.

    Program Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1070a-11 and 1070a-16.

    Dated: January 4, 1994.
David A. Longanecker,
Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education.
[FR Doc. 94-904 Filed 1-14-94; 8:45 am]